Research: Abstract of the Napoleonic Era

Army:

Great Britain: British Casualties, Peninsular War (1808-1814)

  Officers Men
Wounded 2,208 30,221
Killed 399 6,355
Died of Wounds 184 a. 3,778 b.
Total Deaths 583 10,133
Died of Disease 357 23,696
Missing (considered dead) 0 861
Grand Total Deaths 940 34,690

 

Effectives averaged 2,716 officers and 61,511 men

Notes:
a. one-twelfth of the wounded.
b. one-eighth of the wounded.

SOURCE:

Dumas, Samuel and K.O. Vedel-Petersen. Losses of Life Caused by War Oxford : Clarendon Press; 1923.

 

 

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